Edward Albee in conversation

When

2.00pm–3.30pm

5 July 2009

Topics

Culture

The US Studies Centre supported the visit to Sydney by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American playwright Edward Albee. The Sydney Theatre Company and Inscription presented Edward Albee in conversation with writer, performer and director Jonathan Biggins.

In this, the legendary artist's only public speaking forum during a rare visit to Australia, Albee discussed how theatre has changed in the fifty years he has practiced it.

Featuring

  • Edward Albee
    Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American playwright

    Edward Albee burst onto the American theatrical scene in the late 1950s with a variety of plays that detailed the agonies and disillusionment of that decade and the transition from the placid Eisenhower years to the turbulent 1960s. Albee's plays, with their intensity, their grappling with modern themes, and their...